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Mercury soars to 43.2 degrees in Dholpur

india Updated: Apr 24, 2008 08:05 IST
Mercury soars to 43.2 degrees in Dholpur

There is no let up from the blazing heat condition in Rajasthan with the mercury hovering at 40 degrees Celsius in almost all districts of the state and temperature soaring to 43.2 degrees at Dholpur.

Churu, with a high of 42.4 is the second hottest place in the state after Dholpur, followed by Jalore at 42 degree Celsius.

Both Bundi and Jahlawar recorded a maximum of 41.8 degrees, followed by Sawaimadhopur at 41.5 and Chittorgarh at 41 degree Celsius. A temperature of more than 40 degrees Celsius was registered at Kota, Jaipur, Bikaner, Barmer, Pilani, Ranthambore and Udaipur.

Four places- Ajmer (39.1), Jaisalmer(39.8), Sikar (39.5) and Jodhpur (39.3) have recorded the lowest temperatures, a metereological department spokesman said.

The scorching heat has affected routine life with people preferring to remain indoors till evening.

According to the spokesman there will be no respite from the intense heat condition in the coming days.